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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Identify the Patterns Undermining Your Confidence

Explore what Imposter Syndrome is, what causes it, and strategies you can use to overcome it.

28,590 enrolled on this course

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Identify the Patterns Undermining Your Confidence
  • Duration

    3 weeks
  • Weekly study

    5 hours
  • Digital upgrade

    Free

Learn how to tackle feelings of inadequacy when transitioning to leadership

Do you ever feel like everyone else seems to know what they’re doing? Well, you’re definitely not alone!

This course will support leaders at the every stage of their management journey. It will help you identify and address negative thought and behaviour patterns that undermine your confidence, and help you to develop your own leadership style and behaviours.

Through this course, you will be empowered to recognise negative behaviours and leadership anxiety, and provided with the tools to help overcome these hurdles as and when they arise.

What topics will you cover?

  • The psychology behind Imposter Syndrome
  • How to identify your own behaviours and feelings in order to improve them
  • How to develop critical reflection skills in order to improve your approach to work
  • Explore concepts of integrity in professional interactions

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Communicate your change and transformation of professional practice by drawing on knowledge and understanding effective leadership skills and behaviours.
  • Demonstrate autonomy and judgement by acting on critical reflection of effective practice and integrity.

Who is the course for?

New leaders, aspiring leaders, and anyone who struggles with feelings of inadequacy in their workplace will benefit from completing this course.

Who developed the course?

University of Southern Queensland

USQ provides career-focused, quality on-campus and online education and has done for over 50 years. USQ has scored five stars for employability and internationalisation (QS Stars rankings, 2019) and is Australia’s No. 1 university for the highest graduate starting salary (Good Universities Guide 2018-20).

  • Established

    1967
  • Location

    Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich in Queensland, Australia

Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps, but you can complete them as quickly or slowly as you like
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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What's included?

University of Southern Queensland are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get:

  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • A PDF Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you’re eligible
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